Clothesline Art Show Artwork Submission | Arts and Education Council of St. Louis

Clothesline Art Show Artwork Submission

Please review this page in full before submitting the form at the bottom of the page. 

You can view a list of Frequently Asked Questions here.

RULES & RESTRICTIONS

ART DELIVERY: Thursday, October 15 from 6:00-9:00 p.m. or Friday, October 16 from 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Works WILL NOT be accepted the morning of the sale (Saturday, October 17). Items must be delivered in-person, NO EXCEPTIONS.

PARTICIPATION: Artist must be at least 18 years of age. Galleries may not participate—artists only. The Arts and Education Council reserves the right to refuse entries that are deemed inappropriate or unsuitable.

COMMISSION: For this special benefit sale, the Arts and Education Council retains a 50% commission. Artists will be paid by check on Monday, October 19. Artists may pick up check in person or request that a check be mailed.

MEDIUMS: Oil, acrylic, watercolor, prints, small sculpture, photographs, and collage. Some crafts and jewelry will be accepted at the discretion of the Arts and Education Council. Works need not be framed; however, all works on paper must be matted and plastic wrapped for their protection. All other works must have wires, from one side of the frame to the other, for hanging. No other wires or hook will be accepted. No wet paintings accepted.

PRINTS: Only original prints, such as lithograph, silkscreen, etching, drypoint, and monoprint are acceptable. Posters or reproductions from books, newspapers, magazines or computer print-outs are not acceptable. Please do not submit multiple images of any one print. Giclee prints are only accepted if they have been hand-embellished or are certified as edition 1 of 1.

SIZE: No larger than 45” x 45” including frame. Oversized works will be rejected.

PRICING & REGISTRATION

PRICING: Each artist may submit 5 works (see conditions below).  Works are to be priced as follows:

  • 1 work at $200 or less
  • 1 work at $350 or less
  • 1 work at $600 or less
  • 1 work at $950 or less
  • 1 work at $2,200 or less

​Minimum price: $75. All 5 works may be priced at $200 or under.

Note: If work is framed, price must include frame. All artists must adhere to this pricing schedule.

LABELING: The Clothesline Art Show staff and volunteers will label your work based on the information you provided upon registration.

REGISTRATION: Please submit the registration form below. When you bring in your work you will sign and confirm all information is correct. You can download a W-9 here to fill out and include with your registration form below. 

POLICIES & PICK-UP

ART PICK-UP: If your artwork doesn't sell, artwork pickup will be 6:00–9:00 p.m. the day of the sale. WE DO NOT HAVE FACILITIES FOR STORAGE. For security purposes, if you, the artist, are not picking up your own work, the name of the party authorized to do so MUST be provided at registration. Works not picked up shall be deemed abandoned and the Arts and Education Council reserves the right to dispose of works as it sees fit with no compensation to the artist.

 
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Photos should be high resolution.
Files must be less than 2 MB.
Allowed file types: gif jpg jpeg png docx.
Photos should be high resolution.
Files must be less than 2 MB.
Allowed file types: gif jpg jpeg png docx.
Photos should be high resolution.
Files must be less than 2 MB.
Allowed file types: gif jpg jpeg png docx.
Photos should be high resolution.
Files must be less than 2 MB.
Allowed file types: gif jpg jpeg png docx.
Photos should be high resolution.
Files must be less than 2 MB.
Allowed file types: gif jpg jpeg png docx.
Files must be less than 2 MB.
Allowed file types: gif jpg jpeg png pdf doc docx.